Today was the weigh in for Lily. She is now 9 lbs and 3 oz...meaning she has gained 1 lb since she saw the Dr last Monday (01-21-08) Which is good, at least she is gaining. The not so good news is that Lily has cut back on eating. She is back to eating about 6-7 oz a day when she was eating 10+ oz a day (of the concentrate formula) The pediatrician is really concerned about her not eating...she suggested changing bottles or just to syringe feed her. The Dr even suggested just putting a feeding tube in; I didn't want the feeding tube in...I'm not ready for Lily to go thru all that yet. So we have til Monday to get Lily eating more.
**If it's not one thing, then it is another**
Also, our pediatrician told us that the heart specialist was talking to her about the surgery and that they are waiting on the surgery to give Lily a chance to put on some more weight...so that she has a higher survival rate after the surgery...so all in all, the surgery is happening whether she gains weight or not...it would just be better if Lily was gaining weight.
It just seems like so much to take in..and it is all happening to someone who cant do anything about it. I just wish that this was all a bad dream and I could wake up and things be back to normal.
But i know that God doesn't put on you what you cant handle...I just need him to show me that i can handle it, because i am not feeling that strong right now.
Please continue to pray for Lily and for the family.